US Milk Production Statistics

US - The USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) comment on the milk production statistics such as total milk production, production per cow and number of cows per farm in their monthly Milk Production Report.
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National Agricultural Statistics Service September Milk Production Up 2 Percent

Milk production in the 23 major States during September totaled 13.3 billion pounds, up 2 percent from September 2005. August production, unrevised at 13.9 billion pounds, is up 1.6 percent from August 2005.
Production per cow in the 23 major States averaged 1,615 pounds for September, 16 pounds above September 2005.
The number of milk cows on farms in the 23 major States was 8.25 million head, 79,000 head more than September 2005, but 6,000 head less than August 2006.

July - September Milk Production Up 1.4 Percent

Milk production in the U.S. during the July - September quarter totaled 44.7 billion pounds, up 1.4 percent from the July - September quarter last year. The average number of milk cows in the U.S. during the quarter was 9.12 million head, 57,000 head more than the same period last year.

Monthly Milk Production

23 States


Monthly Milk Per Cow

23 States


Monthly Milk Cows

23 States



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